When you paddle the Middle Fork River, you know why advocates worked so hard to have it designated a State and National Scenic River nearly 30 years ago.
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WHAT IS COAL ASH? • ILLINOIS RANKS FIRST IN THE COUNTRY • PROTECT ILLINOIS Every year an additional 140 million tons of coal ash are generated by coal-burning power plants – enough to fill a train stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole. Illinois is responsible for more than 4.4 million tons, annually, most of which […]
Dynegy owns 3.3 million cubic yards of coal ash in the floodplain of the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River. The natural forces of the river are eroding the banks of this pits. Let’s not wait for another major coal ash spill to happen. Send this petition to Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner today!